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Generation rate of marine aerosols as determined from a boundary layer model


Published May 1982
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"NPS-63-82-003"--Cover

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"May 1982"--Cover

"Prepared for: Naval Air Systems Command, AIR-370, Washington, DC 20360."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 24)

Technical report; 1982

The rate of generation of aerosols by bubbles bursting at the sea surface is not well known. Unfortunately, the rate is a very difficult parameter to measure. The rate can be inferred from a boundary layer model that includes determining evolutions of aerosol spectra from parameterizations of generation, transport, and removal processes. Using this technique, data from CEWCOM-78 have been analyzed to produce the aerosol surface flux volume spectrum from 0.8 to 15 micrometer radius at a wind speed of 9 m/sec. Using this flux spectrum and equilibrium aerosol spectra from JASIN, flux spectra are calculated for wind speeds from 6 to 18 m/sec. (Author)

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Publisher Monterey, California : Naval Postgraduate School
Pages 36
Language en_US
Call number ocm77580920
Digitizing sponsor Naval Postgraduate School, Dudley Knox Library
Book contributor Naval Postgraduate School, Dudley Knox Library
Collection navalpostgraduateschoollibrary; fedlink; americana

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